Tag Archives | Recipes-Bosnian/Balkan desserts

Breskvice (Little “Peaches” Cakes)

(Pronounced Bress-kvee-tse) The name of these delicious little cakes literally means “little peaches”, and it is not hard to see why! However, they do not actually contain any peach in the ingredients. They are very popular across many parts of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Motenegro, though it is not known exactly where they […]

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Tufahija (Walnut/almond stuffed apples cooked in lemon syrup)

This is one of my favourite desserts. It is simple to make at home but elaborate enough to impress guests. Above all, it is delicious! This traditional dessert has Oriental influence (notably in the use of syrup, which is common in Turkish/Oriental desserts). Tufahum means “apple” in Arabic, and the dessert apparently has its origins […]

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